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Benefits Administrator

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Pella is undergoing centralization of many Human Resource duties to support the business and we are looking for a Benefits Administrator to play a key part of those efforts. As the Benefits Administrator at Pella Corporation you will be responsible for supporting both team members and our benefit providers. Whether processing benefits plans, creating reports, or answering questions this person will aim to create the best experience possible for each team member at Pella. This position will also require relationship building with benefit providers as well as internal Human Resource teams such as; HR Service Center, HRIS, and Payroll.  


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


·      Process all benefit plan changes and enrollments in a confidential, efficient, and timely manner.

·     Maintain a deep understanding and answer questions involving our insurance plans: Medical and Prescription Drug, FSA, HSA, Dental, Life (Basic and Supplemental) and Disability

·     Assists and manages various elements of annual enrollment, life insurance claims, billing, arrears, and COBRA.

·     Serve as the benefit expert for escalated team member questions

·     Support team member benefits related to acquisitions/integrations and divestitures

·     Coordinates efforts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, leave administration, and vendor interfaces.

·     Execute a variety of benefit reports – i.e. separations, enrollment census

·     Other requirements as requested to support benefits administration and/or reporting needs

·     Continuously reviewing and implementing process and system enhancements that will improve overall efficiency and controls of corporate benefits administration and reporting that may include system testing.

·     Ensure proper controls are in place for compliance and service redundancy

·     Develop and communicate process timelines to ensure all deadlines are met



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting, Finance,Human Resources, Business, or other relevant field of study; and 0-5 years of related work experience.
  • A deep understanding of benefit laws and the ability to ensure employee handbooks, policies, and procedures are up to date.
  • The ability to act in complete respect and confidentiality of team members and their benefit questions.
  • Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) is considered a nice to have.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Oracle HCM is beneficial. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as displayed through past experiences. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment.  Pella participates in E- Verify.  Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.



Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment.  Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law



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